Fun Times with the First Amendment

Baggy, sagging pants might not be protected by the constitution, while Klans robes and Nazi uniforms are. That’s at least what white, at least middle-class, not-young Danny Cevallos thinks in a piece for CNN.  I get the “sagging pants don’t have a clear message” argument (however, I hope people wearing their pants low in actual …

Libraries tend to become more cozy, relaxing and communicative places. Other than public spaces like museums, they have a certain private character, which makes them a living room for their community. CNN debunks the myth that libraries are dying. Complement with this wonderful photographic love letter to public libraries.  (via explore-blog)

Janet Mock returned to Piers Morgan’s show to explain to him what was so offensive about the way his show framed the interview with her. Mr Morgan calls himself an ally to trans* people and their issues, but like many doesn’t really understand them. I don’t want to accuse Morgan and his production team of malice, …

Exit Polled Want to Exit Healthcare.

 I just don’t get why so many people want to abolish the Affordable Healthcare Act – Obamacare – according to exit polls just reported on CNN. I’ve tried, but I just don’t understand it. I think the reform of healthcare – especially getting rid of problems like the preexisting conditions opt-out for insurances – is …